Red blood cells carry oxygen and nutrients to all of the cells of the body. Chemotherapy may lower the red blood cell count, causing anemia.
Signs and Symptoms of Anemia
- Severe weakness
- Sudden profound decrease in energy
- Shortness of breath
- Heart pounding or palpitations
- Ringing in the ears
- Chest pain
- Dizziness, light-headedness
- If any of these signs occur, call The Regional Cancer Center.